This article has been created by Mr. Viswanathan's son, and is intended to be categorized within the section of "Indian Diplomats"R. Viswanathan
is an Indian diplomat since 1977. He has held various positions in Lisbon
, Port Louis
, and New York City
. He was the first Indian Consul General
in Sao Paulo
from 1996 to 2000. From 2000 to 2003 he was the Indian Ambassador
and from September 2003 to September 2007 he was stationed at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi
, looking after the Latin America Division. Since October 2007 he has been the Indian Ambassador
, and Paraguay
, based out of Buenos Aires.
For the last 15 years he has been specializing in Latin America
, writing articles and giving lectures on Latin American politics, markets, and culture. His articles have been published in newspapers and magazines of India, Argentina, and the United States and he provides regular updates through his website, two blogs, and twitter feed. Viswanathan gives speeches in both Spanish
and has visited all the countries in the Latin American region.
He also regularly writes articles for Indian, Latin American, and international publications.
Viswanathan has expressed his passion for Latin America, citing a strong interest in the culture of the region.